The most important elements of an erotic art linked to our knowledge about sexuality are not to be sought in the ideal, promised to us by medicine, of a healthy sexuality, nor in the humanist dream of a complete and flourishing sexuality, and certainly not in the lyricism of orgasm and the good feelings of bio-energy (these are but aspects of its normalizing utilization), but in this multiplication and intensification of pleasures connected to the production of the truth about sex. 159 more words
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Foucault, M. (1990/1978/1976). The history of sexuality: Volume 1, an introduction. Translated from the French by Robert Hurley. New York, NY: Vintage Books.
Part Three: Scientia Sexualis (pp. 716 more words